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TSANZ and NATA sign MoU for new accreditation program

20 October, 2023

The program will offer accreditation to respiratory function laboratories for a range of tests that contribute to better health outcomes and treatments for patients with respiratory and lung health conditions.

NATA internationally recognised for its biobanking accreditation

25 August, 2023

NATA has become the second accreditation body to be internationally recognised for accreditation of biobanking facilities to the international standard ISO 20387.

CSIRO releases VR safety training for lab workers

24 October, 2022

CSIRO is looking to improve safety for everyone working in potentially hazardous environments with a new training package that uses virtual reality to simulate risk scenarios.

How labs and vendors can work together to improve reproducibility

12 October, 2022 by Pamela James, PhD*

Across scientific disciplines, many researchers are experiencing difficulty when trying to replicate previously observed experimental results.

Call for mandatory research integrity training in Aus

17 June, 2022

The results of the first national survey to investigate research integrity in Australia indicate broad support for mandatory research integrity training.

NATA accredits Japanese encephalitis tests

16 March, 2022

The National Association of Testing Authorities has seen a jump in interest from laboratories seeking accreditation for testing for Japanese encephalitis virus.

National Space Industry Hub launched at Tech Central, Sydney

17 February, 2022

The Hub is set to support world-class research, innovation, collaboration and commercialisation in the space sector.

NATA celebrates 75 years of accreditation services

07 February, 2022

Have you ever wondered why we can trust the clean water coming out of our taps? The results of your blood test? That it's actually a litre when you fill up?

CytoCell University offers training on FISH

27 August, 2021

CytoCell University aims to partner with scientists to provide innovative and expert training on the basics of fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH).

Free webinar on single-cell research

29 July, 2021

The webinar will explore the fundamentals for researchers taking their first steps into establishing a single-cell workflow in their lab.

NSW Health and Cicada partner on medtech training program

23 July, 2021

The NSW Health Commercialisation Training Program is a free training program for NSW-based biotech and medtech professionals and academics.

Inside Australia's first accredited face mask testing facility

25 August, 2020

Launched by CSIRO and accredited by NATA, the new facility has the capacity to provide a rapid turnaround on surgical face mask testing.

Camfil Airepure NATA accredited cleanroom certification

01 May, 2020

Airepure Australia (a Camfil Group company) NATA certified technicians are accredited to perform various compliance tests to validate cleanrooms to meet Australian Standard specifications, ISO cleanroom classifications and relevant state or industry requirements.

Ensuring traceability in Australian and New Zealand laboratories

29 February, 2020

With major audits conducted in laboratories every two to four years, assessors are tasked with checking all necessary documentation to ensure accreditation is maintained.

BOC online e-learning packages for gas safety

01 June, 2019

To assist in helping customers achieve a safe working environment when it comes to storing and using gases, BOC has launched flexible online e-learning packages.

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